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Introducing: An Inventory of Federal Privacy Laws Read More.
July 30, 2014

DQC at STATS-DC Read More.
July 29, 2014

What’s The Difference Between Assessment Literacy and Data Literacy: Webinar Takeaways Read More.
July 29, 2014

Danielle Evennou posted on 7/30/2014

Introducing: An Inventory of Federal Privacy Laws

This resource identifies federal policies that safeguard and protect the confidentiality of personal information. Although this list is not exhaustive, it highlights key federal policies related to education records, health information, and the online activities of children.

Katie Ida posted on 7/29/2014


Brennan Parton posted on 7/29/2014

What’s The Difference Between Assessment Literacy and Data Literacy: Webinar Takeaways

Stacey Harris posted on 7/28/2014

A State's Role in Teacher Prep: Sharing Feedback, Supporting Improvement

Sara McClafferty posted on 7/25/2014

Senate Hearing on Role of States in Higher Education

Rachel Anderson posted on 7/25/2014

Eddata Privacy Update 7/25/2014

Marc Chen posted on 7/24/2014

Child Well-Being: The Good, the Bad, and the Data

Danielle Evennou posted on 7/24/2014

Federal Policy's Role in Shaping Data Use
A wide array of federal funding opportunities exists to help states build a secure infrastructure to support data use and ensure that students are prepared for college and careers. Because the reporting requirements for these programs are frequently developed without input from other programs and agencies, grantees are required to report data that are often uninformative or duplicative. This spotlight offers an overview of data that are available as a result of the compliance reporting requirements of federal programs.